ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
AJASA
Type
COLLIER
Date
1953
Description
Yard Number: 831
Collier, refined quarter deck type

Burntisland Ship-Group Journal, vol. 23, page 14, 1953:
Launch sponsor, Lady Downie, wife of Sir Harold F. Downie, one of the Crown Agents. Ajasa was built for 'the Crown Agents for the Colonies on behalf of the Nigerian Government...will be engaged in the carriage of coal for the Nigerian railways.'
Owner
Government of Nigeria, Lagos
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 330' x breadth 46' x depth 21'
Gross Tonnage: 3262 ton

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